U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

0 Will US take global environmental lead by cutting coal emissions?

The United States’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its already known plan to cut power plant carbon emissions in the US by 2030, on Monday. The most significant environmental move made by the Obama administration aims to set a global standard for fellow carbon emission offenders. As a major producer…

0 World needs to get its shit together on climate change

The effects of drought on maize on an experimental plot at the the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute’s Kiboko Research Station.Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT Another week. Another meeting. Another paper. Another warning that climate change is a big deal. It’s the annoying broken record playing in the background so quietly that most people…

0 U.N. scientists to policymakers: Prepare for climate change now

In a report for policymakers, released today in Kampala, Uganda, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for countries to prepare for the growing risk of extreme weather around the world. “The report gives differing probabilities for extreme weather events based on future greenhouse gas emissions scenarios, but the…